01/31/15 9:55am

For our Saturday roundup, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.


01/31/15 9:05am

The Ad Hoc Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Committee will hold its fourth meeting on Wednesday, February 4 from 7 to 9 p.m. This meeting will be held at Alexandria City Hall, Sister Cities Room 1101, 301 King Street. This meeting will focus on the pedestrian and bicycle vision, goals and objectives, and pedestrian focus areas.


01/30/15 5:58pm

I thought since this post,  which took a look back at the Shirley Highway (I-395) commute, was SO popular, that we’d so something similar this week.

Via Facebook, on this Flashback Friday, here’s a look back at how the area of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia looked in 1933 in this fascinating video from the National Archives. To see more National Archives videos, visit this link.

Can you tell what’s changed over the years? What are some changes you notice?


01/30/15 2:32pm
Alexandria Visitors Guide 2015 Cover

94% of visitors are likely to recommend Alexandria to family and friends

The latest research coming out of Alexandria, Virginia’s tourism office reveals that 94% of visitors who come to Alexandria would recommend it to family and friends.

An independent study of 4,800 random households within a 400-mile radius (excluding Alexandria itself) also uncovered the motivating factors, favorite activities, and spending habits of visitors. The findings were released recently as part two of a study that demonstrated the return-on-investment and effectiveness of Alexandria’s tourism advertising.


01/30/15 1:53pm
Open house at 206 North Alfred Street in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

There are dozens of homes for sale with open houses in Alexandria, Virginia scheduled for this weekend, January 31-February 1 2015. You can view them at this link. Rentals with open houses are at this link.

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